Monthly Archive for August, 2012

: August, 2012

Quick red fox

Last night, a half-mile from my house, a red fox cross the road in front of my car and full, flying speed. I haven’t seen one in a while, and I was greatly cheered by it. There are some birds and

You know WestConn is back in session when

Thousands of students are flocking into Danbury as the fall semester starts on the two campuses of Western Connecticut State University and downtown at Naugatuck Valley Community College. You know the

Photo Contest #3

After a brief hiatus, we’re back with another mystery photograph contest, with a slight twist. This time, the first person to guess the location correctly (and include a detailed description of how

Dog Gracie expected to fully recover

Sherry Paisley of Newtown has reported that her golden retriever Gracie is expected to make a full recovery since being hit by a FedEx truck Aug. 1 and dragged, causing major injuries.

Outdoor art show near Danbury farmers' market Aug. 24

The Housatonic Valley Cultural Alliance, in collaboration with The Danbury Farmers’ Market Community Collaborative and CityCenter Danbury, unveils its second outdoor juried photography exhibition on

Go away, bear!

When I got home from work Monday night at about 9 p.m., my dog, Bella was barking loudly. That’s not an all the way she usually greets my arrival – she jumps on the door at the sound of the key in the

Fairs and festivals all around this weekend

Almost everywhere you look over the next couple of days, there’s a festivity for you to check out. Mahrajan, the St. Anthony Maronite Church’s Lebanese Heritage Festival, is up first. Beginning at

How to recycle old computers

The right way to dispose of old computers before the new school


The Perseid meteor shower has huge advantage over all the others. It happens in August. It’s the best time of the year to throw a blanket on the ground and watch the shy on a warm night. I did that

Today's sneak preview 'Privacy' gives new meaning to term voyeur

The CT Film Festival is presenting a sneak preview of the movie “Privacy” about a tech savvy college student today at 7 p.m. at the Bethel Cinema